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How to Design Playgrounds for All Kids – CityLab

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***Play Is Essential Series: Inclusive Playgrounds***

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             It is no secret that I love CityLab, a great resource on urban development from Atlantic Media. Today’s post is a cogent essay on the importance of building inclusive playgrounds for kids of all abilities–and I would add for adults as well. There are practical suggestions here you may want to share with others in your community.

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“Inclusive playgrounds accommodate kids with disabilities, fostering fun and compassion for all.”

Source: How to Design Playgrounds for All Kids – CityLab

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The Creative Apothecary Believes Play Is Essential   for All of Us!

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The Case for Risky Play Spaces for Kids – CityLab

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          Play is essential for both children and adults. All human development emerges from the intersections of playing, making, and knowing. This is the philosophical foundation of my book in progress Shaping Lives, Transforming Communities: Creative Expression in the Dance of Life. City Lab brings us a cogent review of play in recent decades and why we need to allow young people to take more risks in their play activities.

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“Until the 1980s, playgrounds were spaces of adventure and art.”

Source: The Case for Risky Play Spaces for Kids – CityLab

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Play for Children and Big People Too!

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